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November 30, 2021

Veteran’s Day Parade

“People often thank me for my service. You’re the ones we should be thanking. I’m only here because of you.” These very true and impactful words were spoken by Sarasota’s mayor, Erik Arroyo, during our Veteran’s Day Parade. He reminded us that the honoring and the celebrating should not stop […]
November 30, 2021

Seth & Cruz

Who could have known that a dog named Cruz could make such a big impact in the lives of our residents? Seth did, that’s who! Cruz is a 10-year-old Boxer who loves to lay his rather large head on the laps of our memory care, assisted living, and rehabilitation residents. […]
November 30, 2021

Mini Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Let us count the reasons we’re thankful for our residents… I think we’re going to be here a while! They have so many interesting stories about their glory days gone by. Our residents fill our days with reminiscing and feelings of nostalgia, while we just sit and listen to their […]
December 1, 2021

Santa’s Workshop

The holidays can be both happy and sad in a facility like Pines of Sarasota. For 73 years we have watched the families that come to share the cheer of the holidays with their family members, and we have also seen the residents who spend the holidays alone. That is […]